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Applications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications
San Diego, California United States
February 3-3, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-55752-880-3
Advanced Systems (LSWC)

Arrays of Gieger-Mode Avalanche Photodiodes for Ladar and Laser Communications

Alex McIntosh


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Arrays of photon-counting Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes bump-bonded to CMOS read-out integrated circuits with per-pixel timing and counting capabilities have been developed for both deep-space laser-communications and for laser radars.

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OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.1240) Detectors : Arrays
(040.1345) Detectors : Avalanche photodiodes (APDs)

A. McIntosh, "Arrays of Gieger-Mode Avalanche Photodiodes for Ladar and Laser Communications," in Lasers, Sources and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper LSWC1.

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